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good evening. the race for president has divided our country and in some cases it's gotten downright nasty. the amphitheater in tampa is packed with donald trump supporters. he is expected to speak at 7:00 tonight. we have a crew there. also hillary clinton spoke to a
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new hampshire. both candidates have just about two weeks left now to campaign. >> what happens with the dust settles and our next president is declared? that is tonight's big story. there has been so much division that you might even be wondering what it would take to bring the country back together. >> eric glasser is asking people on the political front lines what they think, if anything, might help. >> reporter: with so much division, we asked people on the front line campaigning this if anything, it will take to heal come november 9th. >> might not like who wins, but this is who you have to support. >> reporter: conceding that is highly unlikely, others recommended a sort of political ceasefire. >> national day of respect. the day afterwards. >> you know, invoke a day of just love and acceptance of everybody. >> reporter: to work together, some suggest starting with what you have in common. >> there is like an underlying kind of this is what we should be doing as good people.
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put aside your differences for yourself, some say consider the future. your kids. your grand-kids. >> and if we don't do something really good now, we are leaving nothing for the future. >> reporter: the thing is long- time political watchers say it's taken 20 years to get to this point, so you can't expect that there will be healing overnight. >> whoever loses, their supporters will say either the system was rigged or there was fraud. >> blames social media fueling a lack of respect and trust, political cynicism that might be tempered by true bipartisan shimon peres in scattered showers -- bipartisanship.
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even the galvanizing affect of national tragedies can be short lived. senator marco rubio is encouraging you to get out to vote. florida is always one of the most contested battlegrounds in the country. rubio stressed the importance in voting in this election especially since so many of the races will be tight. >> barack obama by all accounts ran the best grassroots operation in in florida in 2012 and he won by half of one point. so that's how thin the margins are and that's why organizing, getting out to vote is so important. turn toout is the difference in races -- turn-out is the difference in races. >> to find out where you can early vote in your community head to wtsp.com or download the free 10news app. all right. i want you to check out these bullet holes in the police cruiser.
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suspects who opened fire on a police officer. and get this. there was a woman riding along in the passenger's seat. these bullets just missed her. ben tracy shows us how the violent attack played out north of fresno, california. >> a white mazda. >> reporter: early sunday morning a madeira police officer pulls over a mazda suv for pa minor traffic violation -- for a minor traffic ol passenger's seat a female civilian taking part in a ride- along. >> we try and teach the citizens of our town and the community what law enforcement is. we want to give them the full gamut and scope of what the job entails, and she was doing one of those ride-alongs. >> reporter: the car takes off. the officer turns on his sirens and pursues. moments later the civilian passenger notices something
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>> shots fired. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: around a dozen shots were fired. two bullets pierced through the front windshield, narrowly missing the woman on the ride- along, who is noticeably shaken. >> [ sobbing ] >> you okay? >> reporter: the officer ended the chase after his patrol car was disabled. the suspect's vehicle was found abandoned with an ar-15 pistol nearby. madeira lieutenant. >> the round that went through the top of the window actually got lodged just left of the headrest as the passenger would be sitting. >> reporter: the names of the officer who was in just his second week working alone and the civilian involved have not been released. the police are still searching for the suspects. >> wow, that gives me chills. you know shall the woman that was riding along with the
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she was hit by broken glass. i mean, can you even imagine? she is expected to be okay. the rookie officer was not hurt, but had to get a psychological evaluation. jared fogle's ex-wife is suing subway. she says the fast food chain knew about his sexual interest in children and continued to promote him despite multiple allegations. according to the documents, on at least thre occasions sub -- thre anything to law enforcement. she says she is devastated that her ex-husband visited hundreds of schools to talk to children as part of subway's campaign. >> subway even took the step of marketing him as a family man and used my children and my likeness in that campaign. i did not give them consent to do so. >> now, that is why she is suing subway.
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of emotional distress. fogle is serving 15 years in prison. no word yet from subway on their response to the lawsuit. imagine someone giving you money and then asking for it back, and that is what is happening to california's national guard soldiers. about a thousand of them were overpaid when they were given money to reenlist. now they say the program was mismanage the. >> about a thousand soldiers were overpaid about recruitment of over $9,000. auditors found errors with bonuses given to another 5400 soldiers. >> they were given bonuses away in droves. gave us a briefing on it. powerpoint presentation, this is what you qualify for. in the back of room, sign the contract if you are ready. >> they sacrificed. some gave the ultimate
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are going back after ten years? to me it is just wrong. these people should be treated like heroes. not tax cheats. >> this story had many of you talking on our facebook page. jeffrey writes, how rotten this country treats the people that put their lives on the line for all of us. this makes me sick. becky agrees saying, they put their lives into harm's way for a bonus they were promise and our government wants the money back? plus, they want them serve if they have time left. this is ridiculous. what a slap in the face to those men and women who served. you can share your opinion on our facebook page anytime. search 10news wtsp. a health alert for new parents and grandparents tonight. you will decrease your baby's risk for sudden infant death indream by 50% if you have them sleep in your bedroom but not in your bed. the american academy of
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of their new recommendation. they recommend infants share their parents' bedroom for at least the first six months of life and ideally for the first year. experts say don't put anything in the crib or bassinet, including pillows or toys. babies should sleep on their sheets on their backs. what would jimmy do? before you vote, jimmy buffett shares his thoughts on two controversial items on the ballot. when i feel like a girl instant, all right, this is worth it. >> and a teenage fish tale on the road. how this bay area boater is
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port tampa bay has now become florida's largest and most diversified. which helps explain why it is one of dana young's top priorities. generating over 15 billion for the
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attracting high waged jobs for families who need them and fighting a bureaucracy that too often gets in the way. dana young for the florida senate. a return to common sense. amendment 1 guarantees your right to generate your own solar energy. it also guarantees that those who don't choose solar amendment 1 means commonsense consumer protections safeguarding seniors-and all floridians from scams, rip-offs, and long-term contract traps. that's the right way to do solar.
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a live look outside at downtown st. pete. oh, my goodness, it was such a beautiful day today. but as fast as it cools down outside, it's starting to warm back up. meteorologist kate wentzel has your forecast in two minutes. >> hope you enjoyed it while it lasted. a manatee high school student has been donating the prize money from her fishing tournaments to a charity, but decided she could do more. now she is giving her time. bobby lewis is on the road holmes beach where she is making a difference one fish at a time. >> i missed two on the first cast. >> reporter: even a slow day of fishing beats a fast day at work. >> like that. >> reporter: or even school. >> all right, ready? >> reporter: anyone is welcome on chadson whitfield's boat. even people she met today. >> want to try? >> reporter: savannah smith isn't a die-hard fisherman. but the two have become instant
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waves. >> i like seeing exactly what's happening. so when i see, like, a girl has a fish for the first time and the smile on her face it's instant, like, this is worth it, like, i like to see that. >> reporter: the 16-year-old has taken kids battling illness out on her boat for an unforgettable experience. kids like savannah. >> it makes it hard for me to walk and talk. >> reporter: who is facing an illness. >> we had she had a little wheelchair. he was doing doughnuts on the road. he crawled to the back to grab a rod. he was reeling it in. he was sitting by the side of the boat and was reeling it in like this. it was crazy. >> reporter: how did that feel? >> good. >> reporter: kid after kid. fish tale after fish tale. a chance to impact lives keeps reeling her in. >> i like seeing what, like, comes out of what i do.
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holmes beach, i am bobby lewis. 10news wtsp. >> you just made that person's day. >> that's great. now, she has taken about a dozen kids fishing on her boat in the past six months. she eventually wants to host her own fishing tv show. tracking storms. alerting you. protecting your family. it's time for 10 weather. >> it was a nice day to be out there on our local waters as we take a live boulevard and tampa bay. gorgeous out there this evening. and you still have about an hour, hour and a half before the sun officially sets for the day. now, current temperatures across st. petersburg is 78 degrees. dew points right now in the 40s. so still pretty dry out there with winds out of the northeast at 5. no rain on stormtracker 10. you can carry on with your tuesday evening plans -- or monday evening into tuesday, too, because we will not see any rain. here's the set-up.
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control. typically, high pressure means nice stable conditions. so that sinking air is not there to create rain. that will be with us throughout the work week and weekend, too. we have a cold front across the southeastern united states. this will not make its way into the tampa bay area because of this average of high pressure and clockwise flow around that area of high pressure will continue to keep an east- northeast flow around the area as we head now, around the nation here's the cold front there. out west we have a potent area of low pressure spinning. there you can see off the pacific northwest and that's gonna usher in some moisture across the west coast of the united states. you can see where the frontal boundary is. we have warm temps across the south this evening. 82 degrees in dallas. 78 degrees oklahoma city. but it's pretty cool for folks
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degrees. tomorrow morning if you are doing any traveling out of tia, cooler temperatures with readings there in the upper 30s. boston 39 degrees. minneapolis-st. paul 49 degrees. a lovely monday evening. get outside and enjoy. your temperatures early evening in the mid-70s, dropping down to 67 degrees by midnight, and a nice start for you on tuesday morning with mostly sunny skies. a little cool for the nature coast. you will probably want a jacket, perhaps 52 degrees thonotosassa. 52 degrees in springhill. across the bay area 66 st. pete. manatee county, sarasota county, wake-up temps 50s to the east of i-75. a low 60 by the coast. polk county also going to wake up with temperatures in the upper range of the 50s. beautiful day tuesday. high temps in the mid-80s. breezy and mild. staying clear and not as cool for your tuesday evening is
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so staying quiet on our futurecast. winds out of the east-northeast nothing more than just a few clouds riding through the area during the afternoon. pleasant weather. dew points are on the rise, and that means moisture is increasing across the bay area. as we head into tuesday evening you're gonna see the dew points back into the low 60s. high temps tomorrow mid 80s for the nature coast and for the bay area those temperatures mid- 80s as well. 85 tampa. cooler by the coastline. not by much. 83 degrees 85 degrees bradenton. across polk county temperatures in the low-to-mid 80s. nice out there for the boaters. seas around two feet. winds increasing through the evening. here is a look at your allergy forecast. everything is in the moderate category. ragweed, elm and grass is what we're tracking right now. here is a look at your seven- day forecast. mainly dry all the way through next weekend. nothing more than a 10% chance of showers. however, becoming a little breezy to windy wednesday into
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about the keys and riding up and down the a1a. jimmy buffett is filling out his absentee ballot. he shared how he is voting on two florida amendments. >> the solar power amendment. it's obvious what's going on there. we have been enjoying the sun for most of our lives living in florida. now it's time to use it right. use it for everybody's benefit. that is why 1. amendment 2. medical marijuana. duh! all it took was for me to fall off the stage in australia and have to get serious medical attention afterwards. i can tell you from firsthand experience that medical marijuana is a great cure. >> both of those amendments are controversial ones on the november ballot. amendment 1 is backed by the state power and energy
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constitution would change giving floridians the right to own or lease solar equipment. but you can already do that without this amendment. marijuana issues will be on the ballot in several states. voters in four states, including here in florida, are voting on whether to make medical marijuana legal. a no vote on amendment 2 keeps the state's current limited medical marijuana program in place. a mom on a mission is right here in florida. i am courtney robinson. all new at 6. >> a wonderful child. he is beautiful. he is representing, you know, our community. >> how her push to get they are child with special needs into modeling has touched the hearts of so many struggling for acceptance. the life-saving tips to
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as a federal prosecutor, i've spent my career prosecuting criminals and fighting for the rights of victims. i want to make the state attorney's office a model for criminal justice. i'll prioritize violent crime and be tough on murderers, gangs, and anyone who commits domestic abuse or sexual assault. and i'll make the system fair by working with police to wear body cameras and using dna to put criminals behind bars, not innocent people. i'm andrew warren.
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a live look outside at clearwater beach. how pretty is that. the sun is getting ready to go down. of course, it's been a beautiful day and lots more beautiful days to come. what's the most you shoes? these happen to be my favorite. have you paid a hundred bucks, 200 bucks? >> sounds will right for a good pair of running shoes. >> yeah, the professional kind. with some designs going for the big bucks, are the pricey ones all that much better? footwear developers use motion capture technology to design the latest shoes. it's called aramis.
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mesh stress on space shuttles. i don't know if you are chuck taylor? [ laughter ] now they can see how the materials stretch on your foot. all of this innovation comes at a price of up to $300. so are they worth it? >> the way a shoe performance is probably not related to the price of the shoe. >> it's a problem with the shoe industry, is everyone needs a little different shoe. >> there they recommend taking shoes for a test run. if you are a serious athlete, maybe have an expert analyze your running style. >> i don't think i will be running in these anytime soon. if you are among the 90% of people who strike the pavement in their heel first, they recommend a shoe with more cushion and more support in the heel. >> that's what i need. to you tend to run on the front of your feet, you should look for a flatter sole.
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amendment 1 guarantees your right to generate your own solar energy. it also guarantees that those who don't choose solar don't have to subsidize those who do. amendment 1 means commonsense consumer protections safeguarding seniors-and all floridians from scams, rip-offs, and long-term contract traps. that's the right way to do solar. amendment 1: good for the economy. if you don't own a boat, you can rent one. that can be dangerous if you don't know what you are doing. what you need to know before hitting the water. donald trump brings his struggling campaign to tampa, but based on these crowds you wouldn't know he is struggling. and searching for a solution to the heroin epidemic in the bay area.
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solution to get you to kick the habit. it was the news the fianci and family were expecting. good evening. i am dion lim. >> thank you for joining us. i am courtney robinson. tampa police confirmed today the body of a man pulled out of the water near the courtney campbell causeway is the boater they have been searching since friday. mario lucero saenz rented a boat with his fianci erika intriago. they hit a sand bar. when he jumped in the water to free it he went under and never resurfaced. >> this got us thinking you have to get pass a test to get your driver's license. you have to take lessons and get your pilot's license to sit in the cockpit of a small plane. when it comes to boating, there are no strict requirements when it comes to renting a boat. how can you make sure your
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10news reporter tammie fields is breaking down the four things you need to know before stepping foot on a boat. >> reporter: if you want to see breathtaking sights line a baby dolphin and her mother, renting a boat is the way to go. they can help you, if you meet their standards. >> the three things is how much experience you have, where did you get the experience, and what kind of conditions are you going out into. >> reporter: myers says they turn customers away. and while they require 100 hours of drive time on a boat before they rent to you, they are willing to tweak that requirement depending on the water conditions that day. that's why meyers says their expertise comes in. first, get a map with local trouble spots on it. >> this is areas you need to be cautious. >> reporter: second, never rent a boat unless it's stocked with the safety equipment and know how it works. >> we use a tracker aboard each

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